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March 26th- Introduction to single stick sparring using the box

The padded synthetic sticks made it in and we began working some sparring drills using them, developing some basic skills. This practice was done with all padded ‘stiffer’ sticks and headgear, 2 minute rounds 45 second rest intervals. A few … Continue reading

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March 19th- Transition from Staff to Stick to Empty Hand and Intro to Sparring

Staff – double overhand grip, forehand hits to target – change to three person drill, light resistance from third person on both hands to keep base and pressure, focus is on hit to target. Single stick Feeder with stick and … Continue reading

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March 12th- Single stick #3- Balance, Power and Intro to the Roof Attack

Continuing on in developing the basics of the box system. . . Warmup Reaction drill- one person in front of class attacking from out of range, try to read them and react Outside defense and roof attack Partner drill- worker … Continue reading

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